Meet the GitLab Heroes

The 106 GitLab Heroes are members of the wider GitLab community who make outstanding contributions to GitLab and our community around the globe.

Asharib Ahmed

Asharib Ahmed

GitLab Hero

Asharib is practicing Muslim, working as a Data Scientist and currently pursuing bachelors focuses on computer science. He is leading other tech communities like GDSC, MLSA, AWS community builder.
Ben Bodenmiller

Ben Bodenmiller

Core Team member

Jacopo Beschi

Jacopo Beschi

Core Team member

Takuya Noguchi

Takuya Noguchi

Core Team member

Karan Verma

Karan Verma

Gitlab Hero

Abubakar Sadiq Hassan

Abubakar Sadiq Hassan

GitLab Hero

Kevin Davin

Kevin Davin

GitLab Hero

Taisuke 'Jeff' Inoue

Taisuke 'Jeff' Inoue

GitLab Hero

Logan Weber

Logan Weber

GitLab Hero

Thomas Teoh

Thomas Teoh

GitLab Hero

Adrian Moisey

Adrian Moisey

GitLab Hero

Adrian is a Systems Engineer at SalesLoft. He is involved with the DevOps scene in Cape Town, organises meetups and is active on the local ZATech slack group.
Rachid Zarouali

Rachid Zarouali

GitLab Hero

Docker Captain, Microsoft MVP Azure, Cloud architect and Opensource addict
Yogi

Yogi

GitLab Hero

Full Stack Developer • Building developer tools • Into JavaScript • Open-source enthusiast
Jean-Yves Gastaud

Jean-Yves Gastaud

GitLab Hero

Business Unit Manager at Clever Age, DevOps and JAMStack fan
Kevin Crawley

Kevin Crawley

GitLab Hero

Docker Captain, SRE + DevOps at Single Music, and Technologist at Instana
Philipp Westphalen

Philipp Westphalen

GitLab Hero

Passionate Software Developer, interest in DevOps automation and fall in love with GitLab CI
Mario García

Mario García

GitLab Hero

FOSS Enthusiast | Speaker | Mozilla Reps | Python & Rust Dev | GitLab Hero
Mark Downey

Mark Downey

GitLab Hero

Sr Manager at Genworth | Tech Enthusiast
Sean Corkum

Sean Corkum

GitLab Hero

Sr. Software Engineer who is passionate about bleeding edge tech, blazing fast automated pipelines, and cloud-native projects.
Darwin Sanoy

Darwin Sanoy

GitLab Hero

The Village Cloudsmith - At The Flaming Forge Of The Cloud
Mike Nick

Mike Nick

GitLab Hero

Engineer who enjoys moving actual boulders as well as the metaphorical kind
Kyle Persohn

Kyle Persohn

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer | DIYer | GitLab enthusiast, especially CICD/Runners
Manuel Grabowski

Manuel Grabowski

GitLab Hero

WebOps Engineer, Developer
Onose Oghenevwogaga

Onose Oghenevwogaga

GitLab Hero

Country Organizer, GitLab Nigeria Community
Nico Meisenzahl

Nico Meisenzahl

GitLab Hero

Senior Consultant, speaker & blogger. Loves DevOps & K8s
Riccardo Padovani

Riccardo Padovani

GitLab Hero

Solutions Architect with a strong passion for FOSS
Frank Ford

Frank Ford

GitLab Hero

Application Development Manager, Genworth
Simone D'Avico

Simone D'Avico

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer | FP fanboy | Incurable optimist
James Tharpe

James Tharpe

GitLab Hero

Dad, software engineering generalist, armchair philosopher
Alex Viscreanu

Alex Viscreanu

GitLab Hero

Platform engineer, devops but more dev than ops
Cory Zibell

Cory Zibell

GitLab Hero

Tech Lead | Extropian
Max Wittig

Max Wittig

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer with a strong passion for open source software, interested in upcoming technologies
Will Hall

Will Hall

GitLab Hero

DevOps Consultant, Speaker and Contributor - guitarist and dad.
Rouineb Hama

Rouineb Hama

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer, Big Data passionate, loves sharing knowledge and talking about technology
Zach Dunn

Zach Dunn

GitLab Hero

Dad, Herder of Trolls, Builder of Clouds - In that order
Yannick Siewe

Yannick Siewe

GitLab Hero

DevOps Specialist / MultiCloud Engineer, Meetup and Conference Speaker - open source contributor.
J. Manrique López de la Fuente

J. Manrique López de la Fuente

GitLab Hero

Bilbaino born in Gijon, living in Fuenla, and working in Bitergia. Open Source, Community, Surf, and my family passionate
Nicolas Fränkel

Nicolas Fränkel

GitLab Hero

Developer Advocate, Conference Speaker, Java Geek, Blog & Book Author
Samuel Alfageme

Samuel Alfageme

GitLab Hero

DevOps | SRE aficionado | FOSS advocate
Christophe Chaudier

Christophe Chaudier

GitLab Hero

DevOps and Continuous Delivery Specialist, Community Leader of "Les Compagnons du DevOps" and creator of Froggit.fr
Roger Meier

Roger Meier

GitLab Hero

Principal Key Expert, Coder, Open Source Enthusiast | Siemens
Fred Zind

Fred Zind

GitLab Hero

Happy human, junior developper, vebose free software enthousiast, snake charmer mechanic
Matt Smith

Matt Smith

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer Lead & Insufferable Know-It-All
Fabio Huser

Fabio Huser

GitLab Hero

Software Architect, Foolstack Developer, OpenSource Enthusiast
Artur Frysiak

Artur Frysiak

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer
Matteo Codogno

Matteo Codogno

GitLab Hero

Tech Lead | Full stack tinkerer | Love to experiment with new technologies
Jason Mongaras

Jason Mongaras

GitLab Hero

Software Architect | MultiCloud Engineer | Meetup Organizer - Austin
Marvin Karegyeya

Marvin Karegyeya

GitLab Hero

Software engineer | Web Enthusiast | Open Source Enthusiast
Tom West

Tom West

GitLab Hero

Solutions Architect | Dad | Data Analyst | Splunk Trust MVP
Aaron Brown

Aaron Brown

GitLab Hero

DevOps | Teaching | Leadership | Startups
Abel Adugam Ayuba

Abel Adugam Ayuba

GitLab Hero

Android Developer | Tech Evangelist | Speaker | Travel | Foodie |
Anthony Sayre

Anthony Sayre

GitLab Hero

Teaching | Security Sales Engineering | FOSS Advocacy and Leadership
Katrin Leinweber

Katrin Leinweber

GitLab Hero

Teach, translate, FLOSS advocate,
Solomon Rubin

Solomon Rubin

GitLab Hero

Software & Security Engineer | FOSS Advocate
Kenneth Ijama

Kenneth Ijama

GitLab Hero

Software developer | Tech Evangelist | Leadership | Solutions Architect | Think Tank
Giovanni Bucci

Giovanni Bucci

GitLab Hero

Started as backend developer, ended up being the whole IT department.
Piotr Kurpik

Piotr Kurpik

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer
Vladimir Roudakov

Vladimir Roudakov

GitLab Hero

Software architect at Tomato Elephant Studio. I run regular workshops on open source parojects such as Drupal, Gitlab and Bootstrap.
Bethan Vincent

Bethan Vincent

GitLab Hero

Marketer | Indie Maker | Speaker
Benjamin Leggett

Benjamin Leggett

GitLab Hero

Principal SWE, T-Mobile
Mateusz Nowotyński

Mateusz Nowotyński

GitLab Hero

Software engineer | Open Source Enthusiast
Mario Kleinsasser

Mario Kleinsasser

GitLab Hero

SysOps | Cloud Architect | Speaker | Author | Open Source Enthusiast
Alejandro Mercado

Alejandro Mercado

GitLab Hero

Web & Mobile Developer | WebOps | Technical Writer & Speaker | Dad
Carlos Eduardo Arango

Carlos Eduardo Arango

GitLab Hero

Ci/CD | Containers | OpenShift | Open Source Advocate
Elad Leev

Elad Leev

GitLab Hero

Platform Engineer
Rajendra Kadam

Rajendra Kadam

GitLab Hero

I want to help build the best DevOps tool in a single application
Cheng Wei Chen

Cheng Wei Chen

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer | DevOps Taiwan Community and DevOpsDays Taipei Organizer (2017~2019) | Dad of two kids
Joost Evertse

Joost Evertse

GitLab Hero

DevOps engineer | CICD Academy guy | BBQ Ops
Roland Heusser

Roland Heusser

GitLab Hero

technology evangelist, software engineer, ui/ux, design, dogs
David Nicholaeff

David Nicholaeff

GitLab Hero

I hack and break things with mathematical rigour.
Drew Malone

Drew Malone

GitLab Hero

I automate things. A lot.
Diego Louzán

Diego Louzán

GitLab Hero

Senior Software Engineer
Utkarsh Gupta

Utkarsh Gupta

GitLab Hero

Undergraduate Student | Open Source Advocate | Debian Developer
Ejiroghene Adeniyi

Ejiroghene Adeniyi

GitLab Hero

I am an Educationist & Tech Promoter
Peter Dave Hello

Peter Dave Hello

GitLab Hero

Free & Open Source project user, enthusiast, contributor and maintainer.
Micheal Iyanda

Micheal Iyanda

GitLab Hero

Jean-Philippe Baconnais

Jean-Philippe Baconnais

GitLab Hero

Consultant at Zenika Nantes
Huss EL-Sheikh

Huss EL-Sheikh

GitLab Hero

CTO & Co-founder at 9fin
Niclas Mietz

Niclas Mietz

GitLab Hero

Cloud Engineer | Courious Hacker | Open Source User, Contributor & Maintainer
Irtiza Ali

Irtiza Ali

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer at Onebyte
Akanksha Bhasin

Akanksha Bhasin

GitLab Hero

Web Developer, Conversational Designer, Voice enthusiast, Community lead.
Alejandro Medina

Alejandro Medina

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer | Tech Evangelist | SCM | CI/CD | GitOps
Clement Sam

Clement Sam

GitLab Hero

Chieh-Min Wang

Chieh-Min Wang

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer | Open Source Enthusiast
Jean-Baptiste Martin

Jean-Baptiste Martin

GitLab Hero

Tech Lead at Pôle emploi (French Ministry of Labour)
Mouson Chen

Mouson Chen

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer | System Analyst | Open Source Enthusiast | Universal Design Enthusiast
Gaga Pan

Gaga Pan

GitLab Hero

Taiwanese
Gilang Gumilar

Gilang Gumilar

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer
Raimund Hook

Raimund Hook

GitLab Hero

InnerSource & DevOps Specialist @ EXFO Inc | Automation Enthusiast
Shubham Kumar

Shubham Kumar

GitLab Hero

An Open Sorcerer | Software Developer
Julien Millau

Julien Millau

GitLab Hero

Software engineer | IT Expert @ Michelin | Open Source Enthusiast
Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

GitLab Hero

CTO at intelliHR | Open Source Enthusiast
Rishabh Gupta

Rishabh Gupta

GitLab Hero

Open Source Enthusiast | Software Engineer
Shivansh Srivastava

Shivansh Srivastava

GitLab Hero

Software Developer • Open Source❤️ • Web & Cloud☁️
Niklas van Schrick

Niklas van Schrick

GitLab Hero

Software Developer and DevOps Enthusiast
Mehul Sharma

Mehul Sharma

GitLab Hero

Artist & Programmer
Philip Welz

Philip Welz

GitLab Hero

Senior Kubernetes & DevOps Engineer @ white duck
Piotr Stankowski

Piotr Stankowski

GitLab Hero

Software Engineer
Luiz Felipe Bernardo

Luiz Felipe Bernardo

GitLab Hero

Solutions Architect, devops but more ops than dev
Siddharth Asthana

Siddharth Asthana

GitLab Hero

Working on @GitLab one commit at a time
Valentin Despa

Valentin Despa

GitLab Hero

Software developer & educator • YouTube creator • Open-source ❤️ • Overlander
Mohammed Daoudi

Mohammed Daoudi

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer • Minimalist • Tea person
Adil Shehzad

Adil Shehzad

GitLab Hero

DevOps Engineer • Microsoft Certified Trainer • AWS Community Builder • GitHub Campus Expert • GitLab Hero • Open-source ❤️
Marco Zille

Marco Zille

GitLab Hero

Software & DevOps Engineer @ MEDIASTUDIO s.r.l. • GitLab Enthusiast and ❤️
Anshul Riyal

Anshul Riyal

GitLab Hero

FullStack Engineer ❤️ OpenSource Contributor @Gitlab
Steven Pritchard

Steven Pritchard

GitLab Hero

Linux and Open Source advocate

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Heroes spotlight (Carlos Eduardo Arango)

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Heroes spotlight (Rajendra Kadam)

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Tips & tricks for project planning

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Enhance Your Kubernetes CI/CD Pipelines

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Why we love virtual meetups

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